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Answers to Paul's Leicester questions

15 Mar 2013 00:54:09

Answers to Paul's Leicester questions

That were posted a couple of days ago.

60’s. What is the link between Leicester in the 60’s. Brighton in the 80’s and Middlesbrough in the 90’s.

70’s. He kept  a clean sheet for us in his fourth game for City when we drew 0-0 at Leicester in December 1979 – this was over six years after making his debut for the club in Jimmy Scoular’s last game as manager, who am I talking about?

80’s. As far as I can tell, Leicester’s 1-0 win at Ninian Park on 8 April 1980 was a unique occasion for Cardiff City in the past half a century – why?

90’s. Which Scottish international member of Leicester’s losing League Cup Final team in 1999 made the last appearance of his career five years later for the same club in a 0-0 draw at Ninian Park in October 2004?

00’s. This member of the Leicester side that won 1-0 at Ninian Park in March 2008 never played for England, but his father won sixty one caps for them – who is this son of a more famous father?

10’s. City played Leicester five times between January and May 2010, which current Championship manager was an unused sub for the Foxes in two of these matches?

Answers

60′s. All three sides were relegated from the top flight in a season where they were also beaten FA Cup Finalists.

70′s. Peter Grotier – he played a couple of games on loan from West Ham for us in 73/74 before signing permanently in 79/80.

80′s. It was the only occasion during that time that City had played home league matches on consecutive days – Swansea were beaten 1-0 on the Easter Monday afternoon and then we played Leicester the following evening.

90′s. Matt Elliott.

00′s. Stephen Clemence.

10′s. Chris Powell.

Source: Cardiff City Online


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